Satellite Communication Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Nuwaves Engineering Announces the Completion of a 20 Watt C-Band Radio Frequency Bidirectional Amplifier Module for Communications, Telemetry and Electronic Warfare Markets

June 22, 2017

Middletown, Ohio, June 21st, 2017 - NuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announces the completion of the IRaD phase for their miniaturized C-band bidirectional amplifier (BDA), to be added to their line of NuPower Xtender™ bidirectional amplifier products.

The NuPower Xtender™ C20RX01 BDA module, part number NW-BA-C-20-RX01,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low Phase Noise Amplifiers meet MIL-STD-883 standards.

April 18, 2017

Available in models ranging from 1.5 to 18 GHz frequency with -180 dBc/Hz offset residual phase noise at 10 KHz, Low Phase Noise Amplifiers are suitable for electronic warfare, VSAT and radar applications. Offering 9 to 14 dB of small signal gain with 5.5 dB noise figure, units are housed in gold-over-nickel-plated Kovar™ metal drop-in packages. Having Psat levels from +16 to +25 dBm range,... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

exactEarth Provides Update on EV5 Satellite

April 11, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, ON, April 6, 2017 - exactEarth Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX: XCT), a leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announces an update on recent developments with its EV5 satellite. On February 3, 2017, communication was lost with the satellite and subsequent efforts to make contact were not successful. As a result, the Company filed a claim for the full insured value of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HILNA™ CX Amplifier provides 2.5 dB noise figure.

February 23, 2017

Featuring 1.2 cu in. form factor, HILNA™ CX Amplifier delivers over 35 dB of gain across 5 GHz to 10 GHz range. Covering C- to X-band frequencies, unit offers +21 dBm of OIP3. LNA are also available for other bandwidths, military screening, form factors, filtering and gain.

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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

GaAs Low Phase Noise Amplifier offers -165dBc/Hz phase noise.

January 21, 2017

Used in Local Oscillator and high sensitivity receiver circuits for military and instrumentation applications, GaAs MMIC Low Phase Noise Amplifier comes in three die and two QFN packaged MMICs in 6 to 22 and 30 to 40 GHz freqency range. Operated with power supply of 3 to 5 volts, amplifier family is self- biased. CMD245 and CMD245C4 are operated in 6 to 18 GHz frequency and CMD246 C4 is... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Services

SSL-Built Communications Satellite for Sky Perfect JSAT Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According to Plan

December 24, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 22, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the JCSAT-15 satellite, which it designed and built for SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (SKY Perfect JSAT), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL-Built High Capacity Satellite for Hughes Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According to Plan

December 21, 2016

PALO ALTO, CA, Dec. 19, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SSL Built Satellite for Echostar Arrives At Launch Base

November 25, 2016

EchoStar XXI to Provide Mobile Satellite Capacity for Europe

PALO ALTO, CA, Nov. 23, 2016  - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that the EchoStar XXI satellite, designed and built for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), has arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, where it will be launched aboard a... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Lockheed Martin Successfully Launches WorldView-4 Satellite for DigitalGlobe

November 14, 2016

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 11, 2016 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has successfully launched the WorldView-4 commercial remote sensing spacecraft for DigitalGlobe, Inc. An Atlas V 401 blasted off at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time from Space Launch Complex 3 East, placing WorldView-4 in orbit for customer DigitalGlobe and marking the 137th consecutive successful Atlas launch to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

GCS900 Grade Control Systems offer fewer interruptions and less machine downtime.

November 14, 2016

Using Trimble RTX™ technology, delivered via satellite, to "fill in" for RTK corrections in the event of temporary radio or Internet connection outages, xFill technologies enables uninterrupted connectivity and accuracy. With more machine uptime and fewer work stoppages, technology maintains RTK-level accuracy during periods of radio or cellular interruption. Unit provides decrease in... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

SSL Delivers Powerful, High Capacity Broadband Satellite for Hughes to Cape Canaveral Launch Base

November 11, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. and GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 7, 2016 - Space Systems Loral (SSL), a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, and Hughes Network Systems, LLC (Hughes), a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), today announced that the EchoStar XIX satellite, which SSL designed and built for Hughes, has arrived at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

Vector Space Systems and ATLAS Space Operations Partner to Introduce New Satellite Ground Architecture Offering

November 9, 2016

Partnership Brings Satellite Communication Capabilities to Customers, Supporting Launch Operations and In-Orbit Beginning 2018

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2016 - Vector Space Systems, a micro satellite space launch company comprised of new-space industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas and Sea Launch, today finalized a strategic partnership agreement with ATLAS Space... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Honeywell to Connect the Modern Battlefield with JetWave Satellite Communications Hardware

November 8, 2016

Global Xpress 'SATCOM as a Service' opens up unprecedented global connectivity for military use

PHOENIX, Oct. 31, 2016 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced that it will offer high-speed, high-bandwidth satellite communications capabilities for military use. Inmarsat's Global Xpress "SATCOM as a Service" in-flight broadband service and Honeywell's JetWave™ satellite... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra - Low Noise Amplifiers, Driver Amplifiers, and Low Loss Phase Shifters on Display by Custom MMIC at IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology

October 24, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce their attendance at the IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology October 18 - 21st in Waltham, MA at Booth #7 with a focus on ultra-low noise amplifiers, driver amplifiers, and low loss phase shifters. With a large suite of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Safety & Security Equipment

MDA to Deliver Advanced Space-Based Synthetic Aperture Radar Capabilities for Broad-Area Maritime Surveillance

October 21, 2016

VANCOUVER, Oct. 6, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the Department of National Defence (DND) has exercised an option for a contract announced in June 2016. MDA will provide advanced space-based Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) capabilities for the DND Polar Epsilon 2 (PE2)... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Receiver offers access to multiple satellite constellations.

October 17, 2016

Optimized for land surveying, construction fieldwork, and marine operations, S321 GNSS Receiver supports access to multiple satellite constellations, including GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo, and offers intuitive interface. Unit is based on Athena™ RTK engine and incorporates RTK and L-band corrections. Serving as rover or base station, receiver  can process multiple constellations and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

SuperShaped AC30011 supports GPS, GLONASS, and BeiDou frequency bands.

October 13, 2016

Designed for easy integration into industry standard OBD-II dongle form factors and tested on GNSS chipsets, AC30011, a multi-constellation antenna enables location tracking and positioning. Antenna provides omni-directional coverage pattern and does not require any external LNA or filter components. Designed to have close integration with 4G cellular antennas, unit provides efficiencies of 65 to... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $395 Million Contract for GPS III Satellites 9 and 10

October 3, 2016

DENVER, Sept. 28, 2016 - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) $395 million in contract options for the production of the ninth and tenth Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite. GPS III satellites will deliver three times better accuracy, provide up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities and extend spacecraft life to 15 years, 25 percent longer than... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Kymeta and TECOM Bring New, Cutting Edge Antenna Technology to the Aviation Market

September 28, 2016

Kymeta, the company delivering on the promise of global, mobile connectivity and TECOM, a Smiths Microwave brand and a leader in innovative design and manufacturing of high-performance antenna systems, today announced a Partner Development Program Agreement for the aviation market. Under the terms of the agreement, TECOM will incorporate Kymeta® mTenna® technology into an aviation grade... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Information to Orbital Insight

September 14, 2016

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 7, 2016 - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed a contract with Orbital Insight, Inc., a geospatial big data company that provides advanced information solutions obtained by analyzing millions of satellite images at a time. MDA will provide RADARSAT-2... Read More